Natural beauty and greenery, leisure pursuits and wet ‘n’ wild water theme park – you can spend a pleasurable weekend surrounded by various modern facilities and exciting attractions.
Find your best vacation at Bukit Merah Laketown Resort
To make your stay memorable, Bukit Merah Laketown Resort offers you everything under one roof from the beautiful natural wilderness to thrilling water slides that promise you unlimited fun! Before you embark your journey deep into the resort, stop by at the Marina Village where there are plenty kiosks and stalls selling quirky and unique souvenirs, fine dining restaurants serving delectable local and Western cuisines, arcade games to keep you entertained.
Information before you start
Besides that you can head out to the Resort Activity Counter that provides you information to convenient you in booking adventurous activities such as jungle trekking, camping and bike riding.
Well, after getting the tickets from the counter, head over to the water park! Can you handle the thrills and spills of the exciting water rides such as Wet Bubble, Speed Slides and the big Wave Pool? Reputed as the largest water park in Northern Malaysia, the eight attractions here combine familiar elements of water with fun and exciting activities. Besides the exhilarating wet slides, there is also a themed kiddies’ area – Perak Mining Company.
Natural wonder at the eco-park
Next up, get closer to nature at the eco-park where visitors can catch a glimpse of an abundance of birds from different species, primates and reptiles in themed aviaries. Do not miss the interesting daily bird shows under the guidance of experts. You’ll be amazed with the unspoilt dense natural rainforest as you stroll along the winding elevated timber walkway.
Ride the chairlift
After spending an hour or so exploring the eco-park, ride on the chairlift (well, don’t miss it because it’s the only one in Malaysia) that will bring you to the water park. As the chairlift transports you high over the park, sit back and relax to enjoy the splendid views of the resort. For nature lovers, why not explore and discover the rainforest by pedaling hard on sky cycle?
This elevated monorail was built specifically to allow visitors to get closer to nature and catch the breathtaking views of the surroundings and deer enclosure. And if you are up for some exhilarating water activities, you can arrange for a lake cruise, boat trip or go for the simple canoe ride. Avid fishers are encouraged to catch your dinner at the park because the waters are full of sporting fish.
Check in at the Laketown Inn
You should spend the night here because more activities await you early the next morning. Just check in to the sophisticated and luxury Laketown Inn to get a good night’s sleep before continuing your trip. All the 174 spacious guestrooms are beautifully furnished with modern amenities and facilities to ensure you have a good time staying here.
Rise and shine the next morning and buckle up for one of the best experiences in Bukit Merah Laketown Resort – Orang Utan Island. This 14 hectare natural reserve was the world’s first breeding and conservation sanctuary meant to provide protection to rare animals especially Orang Utan. In other words, the Orang Utan will be released when a specific rehabilitation program ends for the ape species. But most importantly, remember to get yourself a pair of binoculars to view the beautiful animals from the platform.
Enjoy the ferry ride
To get to the island, one must take a 10-minute ferry ride. Once you get to the island, you’ll find plenty of Orang Utan sleeping like babies in their cribs and hugging dolls. The best way to end your journey or weekend getaway is by paying a visit to two other attractions – Kuala Sepetang and Kampung Selamat.
You’ll see first-hand the lifestyle of Malaysians as the guided tours will bring you around to a rubber plantation and fishing village. So what are you waiting for? Experience the wonders of nature and exciting water park right here in Malaysia’s premier eco-tourism destination! All you have to do is to get behind the wheel and drive along North-South Expressway until you see the signboard directing you to Laketown Resort. It takes about 35 minutes from Penang Bridge and approximately an hour from Ipoh.